State Gazette. (Austin, Tex.), Vol. 8, No. 9, Ed. 1, Saturday, October 18, 1856 Page: 1 of 4
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(arnlsbcd at liberal Caels rat.
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er J0BOrFICEand we art ritaf.
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to tfcegapmne anedffallOoarUofJheSUte. 84
J. aicCr.EtLAIO-ATT0rT.iTUw. Edln-
bcrRilldtlgo county. ?
invert WIM.IAM Hf. ATToiutrr at Liw
in.mT.ma. 02See on Conrreii Arcnne. Will
rzrTti i. i v.. .rarii of the Second Judicial PUtrlct. and
it Ssnreme and 7edral Conrti at AsiUn and Galveiton
attendlsc falthfnlly to the coUeeUon of clalroi Inretti-
ratter land UUet ic and acr proreitlonal boiineii
ratnatol tohlm. Beptl5 aiyl 1y
BAIlItEIt St. C F. Attorney " OntnHllor
cl Law BrenhamTexaa will practice ! the Court
of the Third JndldalDlitrfctln Fayette and Aoitin coon-
tlei and in thtSapretae and Tederal ConrU at Anitln.
n.r. stjncxxa... i.j. omit.
BWCKER & GUMV ATTOEXm ir tiw.
Waco. McUnnan County. WUI practice in the
eccntle of McLennan Falli Lloeitone Freettone and
ATTaVET pf. W.-ATroaxrr jt Law. Waco
McLennan county Texai. Will pracOe In Ue
Oocxta of the 8d Judicial dUtrtet and In the Supreme Court
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SEAT OF GOVERNMENT AUSTIN TEXAS SATURDAY OCTOBER 18. 1856.
axx. u. AaTT imxxta iiMrrr
BA8SETX A- If ASSETT-ATroaxrrsiro Ooc-
truzjts at Liw Brenham Waahlnpton county
Tcxa. wlllrlre their attention toprofeulonal budneii In
the Dlitrlct OourU of the third Judicial DIttrlct embrac
Inrthicountletof Wathlngton Burleson Milam JIcLen-
can. Bell and Wllltamton and In the rrobate Court! of
Waahlnptonand Barleaon. deeSM-y
YHI "Win. Attorney-at-Law Anttln Texaf.
Kortmser ui ik. m;
BXTCKITO r.TS ClTAll I .TM- Attomit at Uf
Land and General Afent AMtlnTexa.
COOLCV A. O. AlTOUHT-AT-Liw avb Ocrtaal.
Lxxn Auxxt rredertckisurr Texa
Keftrencei iron. Wm.E.Jonei Comal county; MaJ.
il.Knklnt Caml : Jhn Twohlf d. M. Lewlf Ban An-
tosloE.D. ntk Co.FredertckJburr; fcuiou c inorn
X A.M AGE2VCV-GAV HILL. AVASII-
JL tkqtox commr. Tf coswnuf fcii&g ijj
ranirt Tor tne pait ten yeara In IrcaUsr and tnrreyisg
liEdl In Texat and In (nreittg allng aSd perfecting land
UUrt now take thU mtthod of oCtrlPg hli (trricea tf the
public In that capacity. lie will locate asd turrey landi
perfect UUet and tecare patenti pay taxei and redeem
landi Ac on ai reaionable terai ai any ethec perton In
the State andpromliet that all builnen entnuted to htm
ahallke falthlully and correctly attended to
Ue hat jut returned from a four monthi tour of land
locatlnr and will itart on another trip about the flnt of
July IbSC and being in poueiilon of the Information of
Taluableunlocatedlandt where he expecU to locate inch
claimi ai may be placed In hl bandi ; an opportunity !
dom equalled I now offered to thoe holdlae unlocated
cUlmj to ireure good landi. lit propoiei to locate on
the following lerma :
One-third of the land and dctirer the patent.
For WO arret 1 100
AUcIalmioTerC40 will locate pay all expenses and
dellTertiatent for 12 eti per acre.
lie preferi to take a portion of the land for hli locating
feet. Poitofflce addren Oay UIII Washington county
Texaa. P. A. THOMSON.
Rvxaxxcsa Stephen Crosby J. II. Raymond J. B.
8bsw IUt. K. FonUln Got. E. M. Pease MaJ. J. W. Hamp-
ton. Austin: E.B. Nichols. II. B. Martin Gall Borden
Jr. Galveston ; E. W. Taylor Shepherd A Burke Wm. M.
juce Houston: James u. iison uaugorua; uowsingc
Young New Orleans ; MaJ. Dowsing Columbus Missis.
Ippl: John Fountain?. Columbus. Georgia. Address F.
A. Thomson at Gay 1110 Washington county or Austin
Texas. May 17th. ISM. aid
rrUlAVELLIXC I-AM) AGCXCV.-L. P.
JL HUCKER of Washington Tens oneri to locate
surrey and procure patents for oir t M -d of the land or
1! i -2 ten ts per acre on all claims I51 tt in 1 2S0 acres or
for ten cents per acre on larger anounu.
He win also buy or sell laudk Ir the Uppe. Braxos and
Northwestern portions of the State giiing the strictest
personal examination In all cr e.. iither of the purchase
or tale of lands.
At he has funds placed at his disposal to Invest In lands
all persons wishing to sell would do well to forward to him
a description of the locality of their lacJs and also when
practicable fix a minimum price ot. thtm otherwise he
could not feel aulhorlied to become the purchaser eren
A thorough and Intimate knowledge of the country and
apertonal experience In the business for the last eighteen
jcari must Insure superior locations and safe Investments
for all those who may faror him Kith their business.
Any buslneii designed for him may lu his absence be
placed In the hands of Hon. B. E. Tarrrr. of Washington;
J. D. GIddlngs of Brenham; Wm. II. King of Houston ;
L. Southwlck of Galreston; A. J. Compton of Austin; or
Hon. G. 2. Erath of Waco.
WashlngtonNor. 20th 1855. Peel nl5 ly
EU C23IITII LATE PROPRIETOR OF THE
JLB 9 HALL HOUSE has taken tho house
lately known as the " Metropolitan notel" which he Is
having thoroughly repaired painted and renovated gene-
mij uu wiu lumun u anew; wnen uiese arrangement
hall have been completed he will then be enabled to aceom.
tnodale boarders and trvd!nt- rullnmir. In m m.nnrr
satisfactory to all. He will spare no pains or expense to
keep the best table this market afford and will give every
requisite attention to secure the comfort and eonrpntenr of
his patrons an! will endeavor to give them the full worth of
Attached to the premises Is a large and commodious stable
where horses will be received and taken care of by an ex-
The above establishment will be open for the reception of
customers on the 1st day of April 1856.
At the White Sulphur Springs In the town and
county oi uunpasas.
The above named Hotel Is now onen for the
reception of Boarders and TrxTlm. Th nnl.r.
signed promises to spare neither pains or expense to make
his patrons comfortable both Internally and externally.
Ills table wIH always be sup-lied with the boat the country
afford and adjacent to the Hotel Is in process or erection
and nearly completed a splendid Billiard Saloon Bill
Room and Ten Pin Alley. Ample arrangements for Bath-
ing In Sulphur Water ; also a full supply or Ice and Mint
There will be a line of four horse eoelin from Anttln tn
the Springs twice a week leaving Austin Mondays and
Thursdays at 5 o'clock A. M.
May 8 6m n3T O.W.SCOTT.
COKE. lUCIIAItn. ATnntxxrAKoOocMtLua-at-Law.
Waco McLennan county Texai. 8-43
g tROCKETTi J.ITC. Attorney-at-Law Dallas
1 Texas. Mr
jAxxsExxaox : T- raT0-
aEKIS0Ni-PHYOlt-ATTJsTT and Corxftx-
fi y u at Law San Antoolo. Texaa. Will practice In
the District Court or Bexar Medina Gillespie Comal
Guadalupe Caldwelland Gonzales coontiet and in the
Fderatand Supreme Cnurt at Austin.
3ET OOce oa Post OOce treet oppo1'1 the store
Orcetbeeck k French. 871?
j. it. snaxT w. d. woon.
DTJKAHT & WOOD-AtTOBrrrs and CoresxL.
una at Law Centcrvllle Leon County. Will prac-
tice In dl the Countle of the thirteenth Judicial District
and In the counties of Houston and Anderson.
September lit 1855. n2'lL'lr
f?7SXELlV V3r. II. Attoxxt axd Cocxsatioa-
gll at-Law Henderson Busk county Texas. Will
practice In the District Courts of the Sixth Judicial Dis-
trict and a portion of the Firth; also in the Supreme and
Federal Court at Tyler. Undivided attention will be
girea to all business confided to his care. Prrtlcular at-
trctlm to the collection of claims and the prompt -Halt-
lance of moneys collected to the proper parties ne will
act u agent for the purchase and also of land and will
Investigate land title upon reasonable terms.
March 1658. -88
"EVAKSA. J. Attometmt-Law Waco HcLen-
Bell and In the Supreme Court or the State.
nan county Texas. Will practice In tne counties
of .McLennan Limestone Freestone Falls wiiam ana
a in tne cupreme uour oi mc cmc. iv.-..
attenUon riven to toe seeming Talid ana perfecting con-
1 and claims .OBceeastor nacoinn.
en x. aoMTox .. .- tixsrotD.
HOUSTON i BKADFOntl ATroaxtT8.AT
law and General Land Agents Belton Bell county
Tras. Will practice In the Court of McLennan Bell
MHaoBosaueCorryeUandWimamson. Prompt attenUon
giren all baslne placed in hit hands.
acausi. Bowaai ""A."-:""'t'.T
rOWAliO a: MifcivyA ah.i;-
irIrnn AT LAW Can ABB mo. let". ..
03XAaf JOHN P. ATToaxxT AX CocxsiUJDn
It Law. Springfield Limestone county. Texas.
Atntin July 5th. 165G. noffj
EKKlNSj HENRV E. ATroaxiT Axn Cow-
r LAW. uocsun ii arris roomy icxxi
wm nractire in
Grirnrt Jef crson and Liberty.
TWENTY THOUSAND ACRES OF CHOICE
LANDS for sale on the eastern margin or the
Brazos river at and above the Great Falls in
The title by which I hold the above land having
just been ully settled on its mertr In my ravor by tbe
Supreme Court in the case of Ruiz vs. Chambers after a
bitter contest of fifteen years daring which the most un-
tiring efforts hare been made to poison the minds and the
feelings of the courts and the people of the country against
me by insidious approaches and unblushing falsehoods
industriously propagated by an extensive and ruthless
combination the land Is n.w offered for sale at the low
price of TEN DOLLARS PER ACRE for the purpose of
raising the means to accomplish an important object. Only
one half the money will be required in hand and a rea-
sonable time wlllbe given for the payment of the balance.
The above tract or land comprehends the celebrated
Weedy Prairies and Is not surpassed by any land in the
world in fertilltr and productiveness. There can be but
little doubt that it will sell in a few years for forty or fifty
dollar per acre. But important considerations induce me
to oner it now at tbe very reduced terms advertised.
Tlie Galveston papers will please copy nntil forbid.
T. J. CHAMBERS.
Austin Jan. 14. 1S56 No. 82 Jan. 1. 9-tf
AG. WALKEE Land Agent Surveyor etc. will at-
tend to locating and surveying lands in the Den-
ton and Cooke Land Districts. He has been engaged in
surreylng. investigating and perfecting land titles in
Texas and particularly in the Upper Trinity region du
ring tbe last ten years. He ts thoroughly acquainted with
the country and is perhaps better prepared to make
valuable locations than any one In it. He will locate lands
n very moderate terms and he pledges himself that all
oainess entrusted to blm will be faithfully correctly and
hrompUy attended to. Address Birdville Tarrant county.
. LAGRANGE HOTEL.
LAGItAXGE FAYETTE COUNTY TEXAS-
(HEIBKELL A BURTON PaoraiETOits.)
MTHE undersigned having purchased this well
known stand are determined to keep at good a
house as any body. In connection with the Hotel
Is John Henry nancock' LIVERY STABLE
where horses will reeelve the best attention. Mr. II.
keeps constantly on hand good saddle buggy and car
rlage horses for hire sale or trade. Also vehicles or every
description to let. There Is also attached to the Hotel a
liar Room well supplied with choice Liquors asd Ci-
gars which will be cheerfully handed out by Dare Niches
Jui.t 26tli 185G.
After petitions bills and resolutions
Mr. West called up a bill for the relief
ot bamuel bwartwout and others. Ques-
tion passage of the bill to a third reading-Mr.
Trueitart made some remarks in
favor of the claim of Mr. Hargrove includ-
ed in the bill.
Mr. West made some remarks in favor
of the payment of interest on the claims
and Mr. Pollock in opposition to it.
Mr. Urown made a very cloqueut and
touching speech in favor of the claim of
bamuel bwartwout the greater part of
which was lost by the reporter who was
otherwise occupied at the time.
He concluded as follows
This man Mr. Speaker Samuel Swart-
wout in the early days of our Republic the
associate and friend of Gen. Jackson high
in office and rolling in wealth this man
who presided at the risk of removal from
office over the celebrated meeting in be-
the government shall we come in and al-
low their confidence in us to be the very
ground upon which wo fany them HOt
equity but justice equal justice. Why
sir shall a man's virtues be turned against
There is another consideration connected
with this matter. Suppose that horeafter
another independent republic in any part of
the world should be struggling for existence
under circumstances similar to those of our
own revolution if Texas now sots an
example of ingratitude and a refusal
of justice to those who have aided her
in her sorest need I ask if that peo
ple can appeal with confidence to the
friends of freedom clscwhoro for such
assistance? What answer may they ex-
pect? Sir we arc acting here not for ourselves
alone but for every people that shall come
in a similar strujrj'lc
THE SUBSCRIBERS having purchased the
(late Skinners) beg te Inform their friends and
the public In general that they are now prepared
locmenaiu iravcnera in a stjie equal to any
other hotel in Texas. They pledge themselves to furnish
as good a table as the Countr will afford. Fml!!. .
gentlemen boarding in town will find this an excellent
opportunity to secure comfortable quarters.
Attached to the House Is an exctllent Stable where
every attention will be paid to horses and where Horses
and Buggies will always be kept for hire.
MIN0T k BARROW Proprietors.
Lockckhart Texas December 15 1555 nl7
LOCKHART CALDWELL COUNTY TEXAS
vubccs TaorsLC proprietor.
pTMIE above welt known and long established house Is
V JL still kept by the undersigned whd Is determined t
spare no pains to give satisfaction to his patrons and tho
travelling public. The house ts large and commodlojs
with rooms for families 4c. The Stables are excellent
and always well supplied with prorender and attentive
waiters. 8ept. 15 n ly M. TRUMBLE
f AND AGENCY. McKEAN A McMAnON
JiLst Lockhart Texas hare entered into partnership
for the purpose ol buying selling and locating lands and
acting at general lanagentt. An experience of twenty
years in the aboTe business combined with an intimate
knowedge of ths lands in the countty ana an extensive
acquaintance with its Inhabitants secure advantages to
the above firm which are possessed by few In the tame line
Reference Hon. A. J. Hamilton Austin ; Judge Han-
cock Austin; Hon. W.B. Ochiltree Nacogdoches; Col.W.
Means Gonzales; F. B. Sexton Augustine; II. M. Kin-
ley Augustine; A. Nellie Scguln; 8. G. Newton San
Antonio. . March 4 1853. 4-29
the coenUe or Harris Montgomery
March 71554. ZSy
POSEY It. T. Attoxxt-at-Law Hamilton Bur-
net county Texas WIU practice In the courts of
Sarsett and surrounding counUes and wUlalso attend to
the pcrchaae and sale or lands the Investigation and per-
eetlcs of and titles etc 41
ctAta.T.rxics obt. k. roam.
3RICE A: rOItTER Attoxxxts and Cocssn.-
UJxs-at-Law Loekbart Texas. S3:r
McDANIEL TV. P. Attoxxtt axh Corxsnroa
at Law Livingston Polk ca. Texas will practice
Is the Court of the fceventh Judicial District and the
Esprcse Court at Galreston and will pay strict attention
to aU business relative to Land ; also to tbe collection of
all Masses of debts against the late Republic of Texas
and agalsst Individuals. mlTnSO
jyEU XO.V S. T. Attoexxt and OocBssxLca at
JLI Law Austin Texas. Will practice In the 3d 8d
and Ih Judicial District and Is the Supreme and Federal
uccru at Acsun. usee at us residence near tie south
East comer of the new Capitol. Ecpt 15 nlvT
PENDLETON FRANXC ArroaxxT axd Cons-snicm-AT-LAW
Bell ton BeU county Texas. 4-S3
Tf AWRENCE A: BUOWNRIGG Arrox-
MJ xnATLAWAXDGcxx3Lit.AotXT8 Willpraetlcein
all the Court of the Sixth Judicial District in tbe En-
tires Court and In tbe Federal Courts at Austin and
Galveston. They will pay particular attenUon to tbe
ocatlsgandpatestinrof land payment or taxes and u
lht) examination of ti ties to land etc- Ail business placed
n their hands will be promptly attended to asd all tnon-
ercoHtctdpCBctnallyg aid ever. 42y JunelT1534
JOnNMALLOY beg to inrorm the citltens or San An-
lonio and the Surrounding district as well as those
at a distance who have business in Western Texas that
he has coinmenceda General Agency business in the above
city and will give hit personal attention to the collection
and settling or claims and to all other business that may
be entrusted to him.
Rxrxaxxczs. E. Jones & Co. Merchants ; Paschall A
StrtbUng Attorneys; Groesbeeck A French Merchants
Hewitt A Newton Attorneys; Vance t Brother Mer-
chants; Denlson A TnnstaU Attorney!. no331yr.
TF EW1S & DAVIS Attorney and Counsellors at
-BLd Law. Brenham. Texas. June 80. 1S55. If nOvel
McClNNIS C. C. 4: A. D. Attoisxts axn
Oocxtxacas-AT-LAw Bastrop. Texas Wttlprte-t-e
their profezstec la the counties of Bastrop Fayette
Barieson WUUatasca and Travis asd in tbe Supreme and
federal Courts at Austin.
Particular atteotWia. rirra to Land suits asd the col-
lection of debt.
Rsttxto M. 0. Dlman and Nelson Barchcr Bastrop'
nan. George W.Paschtl Hon. John Hancock and John
W.:EtrrisEjq Austin. June S3 '5S nl5
TTARSION. TT. It. AncaotrT-iT-Uw LaGrangt.
J? Texas Will attend to the collection of claliss la'
Ttxtlgatrarlasd title. Ac and all ether botlnes con-
nected with hit profeulos in Western Texas.
Kortmber 17 cl nlS ly
"TONES TT. IIESS Armxsxr ass Corxxaixa.
J? at-Law. Notary Public asd GeneralCoIlecUnc.
Arcnt Helena. Texas.
nrtAKYER. B. B. Attorxtt axs Oocxnuca at
JL Law WasWoxtcn WasMcgton county Texas. 8-14
T90GERS ft: SEARCEY Annum axs
A. Caessxiioas-AT-LAW Washington Text. WIU
ge In the Eupreme Coort cr the State and the Court
tftaaurdJndkUl Pit trie t.
STRICKLAND A.- XVALEEK Arroxxxn
r uuiButL . t . n--..- vrrm.
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Atiosotst ja Cocxscxoa-AT-
LEDSOE & WjJLtm
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To Democrats Everywhere!
READ READ READ.
20000 Agent wanted to sell in overy town in the
THE LIFE AND PUBLIC SERVICES OF
Lata Miniater to Eoglaud and formerly Minister
to Russia Senator and Representative in
CoDrrresg and Secretary of State.
INCLUDING THE MOST IMPORTANT OF
HIS STATE PAPERS.
By R G. Horton Eeq. Literary Editor of tbe
N. Y. Day Book.'
Tbe above book Tins been written bv a centle-
man well qualified by his literary attainment
and Jiis long connection with the Democratic
press. He was furnished personally by tho dis-
tinguished subject of tho memoir with many of
the dates and facts of his early life and from
authorized friends of Mr. Buchanan has been sup-
plied with material inaccessible to other parties.
The proof-sheets havo iKtn submitted to autho-
rized parties. It can tbei-efore bo called without
AN AUTHENTIC AND AUTHORIZED
Tbe book makes a handsome 12mo volume of
430 pages neatly bound in cloth and is embellish-
ed with an accurate Portrait on Steel. Price $1.
For further particulars apply to
DERBY & JACKSON Publishers
119 Nassau Street N.Y.
EL? Copies sent by mall post paid on receipt
of price ffl no5-sept20-tf.
HATING leased tho above notel and re-
plenished it with all the necessary annaratus
for the convenience and comfort of allwho may give
me a call I would respectfully solicit the patron
age oi ine citizens oi tne town and county and
tho traveling public generally. My table will al-
ways bo supplied with the beet the market affords.
Meals can bo had at any hour of he day.
Attached to the house is an excellent stable
where every attention will bo paid to horses and
where horses and buggies will. always be kept for
hire JAMES A. CRAWFORD.
Gonzales August 2 1856 3m n50
ARE HOTEL RY if. J. AKE
GEORGETOWN TEXAS. This establlshmentwill
bekeptin the very best style and every effort
made to give satisfaction to all who may feel
disposed to patronise it. 41 Oeargetown June 1 1551.
ON PECAN STREET AUSTIN TEXAS.
T. H. TUMEY ten-
ders his thanks to the
public for past fa
vors and respectfully asks for a continuance of
the same. I nave on hand a good assortment and
am constantly manufacturing. Call and sco for
yourselves All orders promptly filled. I have
a good Turning Lathe aid will do any kind of
tumiug tnat may be wanted at reasonable prices.
N. B. Funeral notices promptly attended to
day or night. I have a new hearse arranged so
that I can use one or two good horses as the oc-
casion may require. Persons wishing my servi-
ces at night will find me at my residence a few
feet in the rear of my furniture room.
Feb. 53 1856-n27tf T. II. TUMEY.
THE undersigned would respetfully inform the
citizens of Austin and vicinity that ther have
just opened a provision store on Congress avenue
in tne house Known as tno btein Kestaurat one
house above Mesrrs. Carrington &. Co.whero they
will keep constantly on hand a good and fresh
supply of all kinds of
FANCY AND STAPLE GROCERIES
Direct imported from New York and N. Orleans
andwhich will be sold low for cash.
Ashare of public patronage is solicited.
FINK EILERS & CO.
Austin June 28 '56. 45 3m
Hew Orleans aad Texas United States
TTUIK public are respectfully Informed that the following
-1 STEAMSHIPS now compose this line :
"PEKETERANCE". Capt. HENRY PLACE.
"CEARES MORGAS" CapLJAMES LAWLESS.
uKUSS1" CapUW.H. TALBOT.
"MEXICO". Capt.JN0.Y. LAWLESS.
! the above ateamert leaves New Orleans every
SUNDAY and T1IUESDAY at 6 o'clock a.m.; returning
wa leave Indlanoia every AVEONESDAY And SATURDAY
All freight for Western Texas will be delivered at the
end .of shlp't Tackles at Powder Horn Contlgneet are
requested to be In readiness to receive the same as landed
from the ships at all good not called for will be stored at
the expense and risk of the owner.
II. K. CALDWELL Arenl.Indlanola.
... nSF"11 0KA. Agents New Orlean
2iSrptlSS3 n3 tr
CEDAR LUMBER-STEAM SAW HULL.
THE subscribers have lately erected and have now In
aucctssfuloperatlon a No. 1 SAW MILL for the pur-
pose of sawing CEDAR LUMBER. Their Lumber ts large
and framing or plank of almost any dimensions can be
furnished at the shortest notice. Their mUl is located
teren miles north of Battrop near the Austin road. We
are also prepared to furnish any number or cedar rails or
pickets on demand. Orders may be left with L. 0. Cun.
ninghami Co. Bastrop or 'with ihe proprietors at the
milL We have also established a LUMBERYARD on the
lot adjoining Henry's Brick- Blacksmiths Shop on Pecan
Street Austin where we will keep an assortment ol the
best Cedsr Lumber at all times consisting in part of square
lumber flooring. Sheeting Paling Fencing Ac all of
which we will sella low as can be sold In this market.
June 2nd 1S55. noil lr 11. CIIROCHERON A CO.
FISK and EZELL are now prepared to Card Wool a
Fiskviile on Mill Creek seven miles N. W. from Austin
Terms : One third of the wool on 12 1-2 cents a pound
The owner of the wool to furnish grease or pay for (he
Corn ground for one eight. Bedsteads chairs and all
kinds of furniture for sale low for cash.
Wagon and carriage made or repaired to order nnon
hort notice. april 2C.1S58. n86
A.rAECEAL OEO.W. rASCHAt TBoi A. 8TWBUSO.
JSASUHALS Oi STRIBLING ArroaxtTS AT
jt uaw wui aiiena tne uourcs at San Antonio and
Austin the surrounding counties and the Supreme and
Federal court at Austin and Galreston. Address
GEO. W. PASCHAL. Austin. Texas.
PASCHAL A STKIBUNG San Antonio Tex.
Auiuu Aiigiui xo iDoa. ni-VT-ly.
C. L. 1YITSCHKE
CABINET Mattress Maker and Upholsterer.
Good work and low prices.
Parties in town orcountry wishing io do so
can havo Furniture repaired at their residence.
Shop two doors above Spence's Furniture Shop
on Pecan Street.
June 211856. n44
T T v - lilt)
A ' JUL. practice before the Ctwrt or m.
pwo r ascertalnbs the legal ckbna at ar"i
asd laadilagaiatt the SUte. "monoy
..ff&S? STtUmMrclaimaid fcl
- - Biiuit iiuru
T-rAitrtf .. nz i... .. lr'
"lSw S feMf
H 'HE Southern half of tbe Smith league known
J better as the Dripping Sprlngi" is now of-
fereJ for sale on advantageous terms. This por-
tion of tbe tract has abundance of fine sprimrt.
good timber and a large share of tho best land
suitable for fanning purpoiei and the range in
tba neighborhood is unsurpassed cither for horses
cstUeorthwp. P. DeCORDO VA.
no5sepKW-tr. awenson xiuuaings.
THE BEST jLIQCOKS.
T TEE mbscrlber would take this opportunity of
Monoing tho citizens of Austin and the public
Kpcr thatho has opened in 8. M. Swenton's
new building one door below MrDufTau's Drug
h. J&Vr6!16 M "tail Liquor bouse where
MdAn"18 ntT finest article of Peach
muffi ' H10 "T uPcrtor article of
OLD TIN SHOP ON PECAN-ST.
WE wish to Inform the public that we
are prepared to execute all kinds of
TIN. COPPER AND SHEET IRON WORKS.
with neatness and despatch. A Urge assortment of Tin
ware always on hand at whoiesile or retail. Particular
attention paid to Roofing Guttering c Ac We solicit
yoar patronage ana warrant our warx.
June 9 IS
DEATS t BRUSn.
OIL I'LOOR. CLOTH FOR HALLS. 5
A BEAUnrrJEOUrioorCloth suitable fora hall 9 by
BTfeet. for tale. Apply at the Osteite office.
NOW- IN J. W. Arrouar and CocxsxlloAt
Law Waco Texas.
PEEBLES CO." Wnoixsjilx Gaocxxs axn Con
Klsuox MiaCKAxrs. Commerce street. Lavaca
Liberal advances made ca Cotton Hides e.
WIS. OLIPIIANT Watchmaker asd Jewella
Pecan street Austin Texas. Dec. 82. "55.
WM Uf. WILLBAKH (RUCKSKIN) A"
KATH. W. TOWNES
GENERAL USD AOENT3
Paris Lanttr county Tcxa
August 2 56. GOlypd
CEDAR LAND NEAR AUvriM.
dsff ACRES oat of the WUUnson Sparks quarter
sJUV league within rallti of lht city of Austin.
TtOt tract will b disposed 9f cheap for cash.
May 10-nSS-U Cwenson's BuHdlnr. Congress Avenat.
STtr. "X ITTKNwMeatJnuo to .practice
MJ lhlprofetilon as hitherto. 0fflce'n"C5birei At-
nscTpcittor.Bwnioasfito. nv' r'
half of Texas called in tho city of New
York and who upon that occasion received
from the old hero that brief and cinnhatic
"Dear Sir You will not be removed.
This man is now a beggar without the
money to get a beef steak in the morning
and dependent for a precarious support for
himself and his wife on the scanty and ir-
regular contributions of their friends.
For one sir I am prepared to vote for
this bill and I do it with pride and with
pleasure. And I believe that as the assem-
bled representatives of a just an honorable
and a magnanimous people we ought to
pass u wunout a moment s hesitation and
without a dissenting voice.
Mr. "White thought this claim presented
a strong case in equity but it was not the
only equitable claim against Texas. He
could see no difference in position between
those who advanced their money and those
who contributed supplies or rendered per-
sonal service. "We required in those days
arms ammunition and men.
Mr. b.MiTir of Harris said I would not
trouble the House with any remarks upon
this subject were I not the chairman of the
committee on Public Debt which reported
the Senate's bill back to the House with a
favorable recommendation. And I propose
now only to state the facts which came in
evidence before that committee.
I disagree with the gentleman from Jack-
son (Mr. White) in one very important
particular and it is in this : that he can see
no difference whatever between the claims
ui uii.iz.uu3 in j.uxu3 ana tnose who came
here and threw in their lot with us in the
struggle and furnished their means and
those persons five in all in number resid-
ing in the United States who never did
come to Texas and had no interest direct
or indirect in the result except as patriotic
genuemeu wishing well to our cause and
willing to contribute their means to aid us
in our struggle when there was no prospect
With regard to the case of Swartwout a
statement has been made but I will briefly
recapitulate the circumstances. There was
was a vessel in New York about to sail for
Texas at the time we were struggling
againstine iuoxican government without a
dollar our millitary chest. That vessel
was 1 belled for debt and thus prevented
from coming to our relief. This gentleman
Mr. Samuel Swartwout at that moment
came forward and without voucher or re-
ceipt without seeing how he was to be paid
contributed out of his own pocket the
amount necessary to free that vessel from
detention ne was at that time a rich man.
And with regard to what the gentleman
from Galveston (Mr. Brown) has said I
wish not only to re-affirni but to state it
more fully. Mr. Swartwout's name was at
one time a word of reproach and became a
a syndnyine of public defalcation. But he
hag paid every dollar ho ever owed to the
federal government. Indeed he was at no
time a defaulter. And if we needed any
testimony to show that wc have it in the
fact that the stern old hero of the Hermit-
age never for one moment withdrew his
confidence from that man. From the
time Samuel Swartwout stood at his side at
New Orleans till he breathed his last at the
Hermitage Gen. Jackson never for a mo-
ment withdrew from him his countenance
or his confidence. And time which nroves
all things has shown that Mr. Swartwout
was at tho very time of the charges against
him the creditor and not the iebtor to the
United States treasury.
He is now as has been truly stated in a
condition of absolute penury without a
cuartillo to pay his ordinary expenses.
When our citizens wore prisoners and starv-
ing in Mexico Mr. Hargous advanced them
money for the purchase of clothing and
food without stopping to ask how he was
to be repaid. It was the same case with
Harry Hill. In the darkest hour of our
darkest days as the phrase is he contribu-
ted his thousands to the cause of Texas
without receiving the shadow of a voucher.
There U one other case and only one that
can possibly come within the same category
it is the case of Mr. St. John. These
are all of those cases. And in answer to
some of the remarks made by the gentle-
man from .Nacogdoches (Mr Pollock) to
tno eiicci mat tne passage ot this bill would
bo setting a bad precedent I will say that
this precedent cannot by possibility apply
m uuj inner Miii one single claim.
But Mr. Speaker if theso gentlemen
had done as others have done who have
contributed their means to the cause of
Toxaa in the revolution this- money would
be paid at tho preseut time at Washing
tou City with ten per cent interest. Had
they taken the precaution at tho titno to got
vouchers from some competent officer of
tho government and placed them in the
hands of the auditorial officers and all that
they would da uowrecciviDgthoir money.
But becauso they genorously contributed
muir means wnenour necessities wore pres-
Jung and did not wait till. thoy. could get
receipiea " u irom soio proper owcer ot
against the combined forces of despotism
Mr. Pollock I rccojniize in common
with other gentlemen who have addressed
the House the claims of the individuals to
whom they have alluded upon the gratitude
of the ppople of Texas. But in the conclu-
sion arrived at I must beg leave to differ.
I say that tho question presented to the
House is whether we will abandon the pol-
icy we havo heretofore adopted and throw
the door wide open for the presentation of
claims for interest in all cases where the
republic of Texas has not provided for the
payment of interest by law. That is the
question it does seem to me presented to
this Legislature to act upon at this time.
And I am informed that there are thousands
of dollars in this city now ready to be pre-
sentedwhich will be covemed and con
trolled by the very same principle which
lies at the foundation of this bill.
I am unwilling to vote for this as it now
stands. I would prefer rather than to set
such a precedent if there are peculiar cir-
cumstances attending this case such as to
show that it has extraordinary merit rather
than depart from a principle that in my
opinion should govern our action. I would
prefer to vote a donation to Mr. Swart-
wout. The question being on the passage of the
bill to a third reading tho aVpa -irul nnoa
were called for.
Mr. White when his name was called
said I vote against this bill for no other
reason than because I want a general law.
I vote no.
The yeas and nays stood as follows :
Yeas Messrs. Speaker Adrain Ar-
drey Charleton Cleveland of B Crosby
DardeuofC Davis Dennis Dickson of Q.
Ellison Gaines King Kittrell Latham
McCown Norton Ochiltree Parsons
Sayles Shepard Smith of Harris StoutSul-
livan Tarlcton Throckmorton Thompson
Tomkins Trigg Truehcart West Williams
of L. and Williams of S. A. 33.
Nays Messrs. Bonner Brown Burress
Busby Cleveland of L. Crabbe Dalrym-
ple Darden of G. Dickson of 11. K.
Dougherty Ector Francis Galloway
Gay Green Hale Hooker Lawhon Locke
Martin of H. Martin of L.. Mahrv. Mn-
-r .. ' J
I From the X 0 Picayune Sept. 27.
Coventor Giarj's Atldns.
We havo r?coivl n copy of GoY Geary's
inaugural address to the doodIo of Kansas.
delivered at Lecompton on the 11th inst.
It is eminently conservative and conciliator-
in its tone but is marked at the same time
with an earnest determination to maintain
the integrity of the laws and peace of tho
no states that ho had not sought the po-
sition but had acceptcdit with a full knowl-
edge of all the circumstances surrounding
the executive office and would endeavor
faithfully to discharge fu varied require-
ments guided by the constitution of the
United States and the organic law ot the
Territory. En his belief the organic act of
the Territory is eminently just and benefi-
cial its great leading feature being the right
of self-government which It confers upon
the bona Jlde inhabitants of the Territory
and it hap been distorted to unworthy pur-
poses it is not the fault of its provisions
lie goes on to say :
No man conversant with the state of
affairs now in Kansas can close Lis eyes to
the fact that much civil disturbance has for
a long time past existed in the Territory.
Various reasons have been assii'iicd for this
unfortunate condition of affairs and liumer-
ous remedies have been proposed.
The House of representatives of the
United States have imiored the claims of
claiiniiit' the leiral riizht to
Ulanahan iMcMilhn. Melton. Merrick.
Middlcton Moore Owings Parker of A.
Pettus Pollock Kandolph Beeves Rich-
ardson Rushing Selman Shaw Smith of
Harrison Smith of N. Stedman- White
Witt Wood and Worsham 15.
ARTHUR O. WAVELL
Mr. Bosby called up a bill for the relief
oi Arthur li. Wavell.
Mr. Williams of Lamar spoke at some
length in support of the bill but owing to
the distance from the reporter's desk it is
impossible to give a correct report.
Mr. Stout made some remarks corrobor-
ating thestatementsof the previous speaker.
The bill was ordered to be engrossed ;
rule suspended ; read third time and passed
by tho following vote :
Yeas Messrs. Speaker Adrian Ar-
circy Arnold Askew Brown Busby
Cleveland of B. Crosby Darden of C
Darden of G. Davis Dennis Dougherty
Ector Ellison Gaines Galloway King
Kittrell Locke Martin of n.. Mabrv.
McCown McMillin Merrick Middleton
Norton uchiitree Tarer of A. Pettus
Poac: Reeves Savles. Smith of TTnrrU.
Smith of Harrison Stedman Sullivan
Tarlcton Throckmorton Thompson True-
hart Tompkins West White Williams
of L. Williams of S. A. and Worsham.
Nays. Messrs. Bell Bonner Burress
Cleveland of L Dalrymnle Dickson of R.
11. Dickson of G. Francis Gay Green
Hale Hooker Junker Martin of L. Mc-
Clanuhan Melton Randolph Rushing
Selman Shaw Stout Smith of N. Tri"-
Witt and Wood 25.
Influence op Grapes upon Teeth.
Li the Western Dental Convention held
at Detroit Dr. Perkins of New York stat-
ed that a pupil of his who had visited Da-
mascus and Mosel in the Mediteranian
found that in the latter place where grapes
were abundant and eaten freely by the peo-
ple they were not subject to premature decay
of teeth while in the former city where this
fruit was scarcely indulged in the people
had their teeth in no such healthful degree
of comparison. Dr. P. said there were
more dentists in the United States than in
Lietjt. Gov. Runnels. We enjoyed
the pleasure of a visit a few days since
from our distinguished friend whose name
heads this article. He has recently return-
ed from Austin where he has during the
lato extra session presided with marked
ability over the deliberations of the Senate.
Mr. Rnnnels has since the commencement
of his official term by his faithfulness and
impartiality retained the strong hold unon
tho confidence of the people which was so
signally ovidonced by his triumphant elec
tion in 1855. A firm andunflinchiug demo-
crat ho looks to a strict construction of
tho Constitution as tho only means of pro-
serving tho rights of tho South and would
bo among tho first to resent any outrage up-
on her institutions.
As a politician ho is mild but firm look-
ing only to tho right and always daring
to do it. Ho is in fact what is very scarce
uow-a-daya an honest politician and wo
predict for him. a long course of usefulness
to liU State and countrv.Jr7rn J
represent tho people of this Territory in that
body. TheTopeka Constitution recognized
by the House has been repudiateu by the
Senate. Various measures each in the
opinion of its respective advocates sugges-
tive of peace to Kansas have been alternately
proposed and rejected Men outside of the
Territory in various sections of tho Union
influenced by reasons best known to them-
selves have endeavored to stir up internal
strife and to array brother against brother.
In this conflict of opinion and for the
promotion of the most unworthy purposes
Kansas is left to suffer her people to mourn
and her prosperity is endangered.
He conjures the men of all parties and
from every quarter to suspend the fratri-
cidal strife and regarding each other as the
children of a common mother to come and
reason together banishing all outside influ-
ences from their deliberations and to assem-
ble around the council board with the con-
stitution of our countr and the organic law
of the Territory as the great charts for their
guidance and direction. He believes that
the inhabitants of the Territory better un-
derstand what domestic institutions arc
suited to their condition what laws will be
most conducive to their prosperity and hap
piness man mc citizens ot distant or even
neighboring States and that he will uphold
this privilege with all the power committed
In relation to any changes of the laws of
the Territory which I may deem desirable
I have no occasion now to speak - but these
are subjects to which I will direct public
attention at the proper time.
The territory of the United States is the
common property of the several States or of
the people thereof. This being so no ob-
stacle should be interposed to thefreesettle-
meut of this common property while in a
I cheerfully admit that the people of this
Territory under the organic act have the
absolute riht of makinrr their municinal
laws and from citizens who deem them-
selves aggrieved by recent legislation. I
would invoke the utmost forbearance and
point out to them a sure and peaceable
remedy. You have the right to ask the
next Legislature to revise any and all laws;
and in the meantime asyou value the peace
of the Territory and the maintenance of
future laws I would earnestly ask you to
refrain from all violations of tho present
I am sure there is patriotism sufficient in
tho people of Kansas tolenda willinjr obedi
ence to law. All the provisions of the con
stitution of the United States must be sa-
credly observed all the acts of Congress
having reference to this Territory must be
unhesitatingly obeyed and the decisions of
our courts respected. It will be my impera-
tive duty to see that these suggestions are
carried into effect. In my official action
here I will do justice at all hazards. Influ-
enced by no other considerations than the
welfare of the whole people of this Territory
I desire to know no part- no section no
North no South no East no West; noth-
ing but Kansas and my country.
Fully conscious of my great responsibili-
ties in the present condition of things in
Kansas I must invoke your aid and solicit
your generous forbearance. Your execu
tive officer can do little without the aid of
the people. With a firm reliance upon Di-
vine Providence to the best of my ability
I shall promote the interests of the citizens
of the Territory not merely collectively
but individually; and I shall expect from
them in return that cordial aid and support
without which the government of no State
or Territory can be administered with bene-
By such a course burying the past in ob-
livion and honestly devoting themselves to
the true interests of Kansas he believes
that peaceable industry will be restored
population and wealth will flow into the
Territory "and the State of Kansas will
Water on the Mukctl Plalnis The Teco.
We published sometime ago a commu-
nication ffolu a scientific gcntloman of lM$
city strongly affirming the belief that
water might be found on the Llano Esta-
cado. The last San Antonio Texan gives
us interesting particulars of Capt. Pope's
experiments in tho employ of the United
States. He bored 861 feet and the water
was within 1 10 feet of the surface. By go-
ing about 1000 feet he thinks that anabun-
dance of water can be found to overflow
tho surface at any point of these plains.
The Texan speaks of the valley of the
" An abundant supply of fuel can bo ob
tained along the whole region bordered by
the Pecos river on tho west and the hoad
waters of the streams of Eastern Texas on
tho east. The soil is described as of won-
derful fertility so much so that one gen-
tlemen of tho party declares that it his
opiuion that it is the richest and nearest
inexhaustible soil on the Amorican Conti-
nent. It is the finest grazing country ever
witnessed by man ; anil the only thing that
preveuts a fine growth of timber is the con-
stant fires that sweep over this paradise of
our country each year. To show the fer-
tility of the soil wo are told that the mos
quito roots from six to eight inches in di-
ameter are found to tho dopth of over
tuny tuut UCIOW tne SUr hlCO :un. in fnnr
that below the surface of the earth is a fbr-
esc oj roots nltordmg an inexhaustible sup-
ply of the best fuel m our country ! This
fuel far surpasses any wood known for fire ;
and the coal made from it is of a remarka-
ble quality making the bc.-t fire and with-
out dirt or sparks. Five hundred wagon
loads of this fuel was hauled away from a
small space of ground says our informant;
and 2500 loads could have been hauled
from the same ground ; and with less labor
than to obtain tho same amount in a timber-
ed couutry and hardly been missed. The
great fires that sweep over these prairies
kill the branches of the trees or stint their
growth while the roots continue to vege-
tate. Thus the important fact has been
fully established that this vast couutry is
well supplied notonly with water but with
fuel not only for Railroads but also for ag-
A train of 07 cars all loaded with Pas-
sengers was recently passing from Turkey
Island to Goosbcrry Bush when a vote was
taken on the Presidential question. There
were 1116 passengers aboard and strange
to say when the tellers reported the
count it appeared that Fremont and TW.
ton had received 3777 votes! Buchanan
Fillmore Gcrritt Smith and CmvimnrWA
Stockton had severally none! We can-
not account for tho extraordinary phenome-
As a train of cars was rnnnntK- n..'n
into the tunnel on the Alleghany moun-
tains the locomotive was thrice heard to
shriek Fremont and Dayton" The shriek
was distinctly heard at Harrisburg one hun-
dred and fifty miles distant.
At a barn raising on Huckleberry Hill
in Crab apple township at which 349 far-
mora wnrn nrncrt ft i . .1 i.
...... ..v.. .vin. i tuiu was taKcn lor
1'resident when 737 voted for Frmnnnr
and the rest decliucd to vote at all prefer-
ring to wait until next November. Not a
solitary one of these fanners had ever voted
before or ever intend to vote again !
At a swine killing in Porkopoh's Gruntcr
county State of Bacon thirteen hogs were
recently killed and on the bladders of each
one when inflated to sell to snuff-makers
there were distinctly visible the words "Fre-
mont and Dayton." The bladders have
At a weH-digging on Water Summit
in.u imvusnip ury county near Thirsty
line on the 31st of January last whilst
they were raising one of the diggers from
the bottom the rope broke and the man
fell back again a distance of 60 feet and
was killed. Had he lived until November
it was his intention to have voted for Fremont.
HATES OF Av.TnNG
AdrtrtiteaenU win be inserted ttOsa DsHirptr nrrt
erdzatUneerIessU!te type far th a tat Isw-
Uen and fifty cents fcr each eont-tsasc e. Oas-Baa
these charge wfllbf made to those who adrtr-f eW
thoyear.witatieprlTUtjeof eh gtegqua rteriy.
Business Cards ef not more than one square wffl be -tertcd
far Utx doSart per ann-na.
Announcerccnts of Candidates forOJ2ceasda- political
personal and bustntss communications prasvotrre of
Individual Interests win be charged as Advertisement.
All Advertisement the publication ef which Is required
by law must be paid for la advance.
CITATION NOTICES. The twenty-second section of the
law regulating fees of oflce provide that In a case
where citation or other proce I required to be serveo
by publication In a newipaptr the oScer wboe du'y
it may be to make tnch service hil be furnished wi-
the prinen' feeferauch publication before be hU be
required to hare tnch service made.
FUGITIVE SLAVES. The flrjt section ot the act of Fb-
ruary 5 1S41. reguUtlnr the le of runaway re.
provMesalso thttwher anyUve la cesniltrd to JJ
a runaway a notice of the apprrhen.ten .nJ com-
mitment with a full description er Mfc jlaTe thAl be
published weekly In one of the paper atthe St f Gov-
ernment far the space or one month and printed eople.
ce? furnished to the Clerk f "?! ?f
the county where the commitment haU hare been aJe
AaTertltenentt not marked with th.ttae for -&!
are to be published. wiU be connc-rd until ferbU and
Subscribers Advertisers and ApnU'W 1' "7
on r risk and expense. AH coenunkrtlt mast be
addressed to the Editor. .
rrd. Tate In Haalrtrp-A CaoO-Speech.
Bastrop Oct. 12lh '56.
EditorsOozettc On Thursday nighty last
by invitation of the Democratic Club J? retl.
Tate Esq. of Lagrange addressed the citi-
zens of our town upon the political questions
now agitating tho country. In hut opening
remarks Mr. Tate urged the importance ot
scrutinizing tho views of tho candidates ot
the two great parties upon the slavery
question which ho regarded as the mam
issue in tho canvass. He next took up the
question of Squatter Sovereignty and de-
fended Mr. Buchanau against the charge
in a most masterly and able manner.
I have heard this question discussed from
time to time during the canvass and I
must say Mr. Tate's exposition of the sub-
ject was the most clear aud satusfactory one
to which I have over listened. He referred
to aud read from tho Sanford letter in
which the language employed by Mr. Bu-
chanan is almost identical with that of his
letter of acceptance and called upon the
people to take Mr. Buchanan's own declar-
ations on this point in preference to the
false construction given by his political op-
ponents. The speaker next referred to the political
records of Fillmoro aud Buchauan and
nnminnnfi'fl forciblv upon Mr. Fillmore's
anti-slavery tendencies. He said that
while he was willing to adroit that Buchan-
an like most of the Northern men was in
feeling and sentiment opposed to slavery
he challenged his opponent to show one
single instance during his long public ca-
reer in which ho refused to give his sanc-
tion to every measure for the protection of
the constitutional rights of the States.
He dwelt at some length upon the sec-
tional feeling now arrayed against us at the
North and declared that while he was a
constitutional union loving man he never
could as a States rights man consent to
bow in submission to the yoke of the Black
I cannot give you a report of the speech
in full but will say that taking it all to-
gether it was a clear logical and satisfac-
tory exposition and defence of the prim"
pics of the Democratic party. Mr. T'
as he sa;d in his concluding remarks d? '
not attempt to tickle the fancy of tho Milt
tude by telling amusing anecdotes but al
dressed himself to their good sense -v '
The Bastrop Advertiser in its las '
contains a small paragraph which w-
dently designed to detract from M n
but like everything else cominjr frrw
filthy quarter it falls still-born. It i. f
that the speech of Mr. Tate was a mociut;
one and it is true when he bogan to pour
hot shot into the Know Nothing ranks.
that they were taken with a leaving and
nine-tenths of those who left were members
of that party but a respectable and in-
telligent audience gave the speaker their
attention during his entire remarks.
The German Press. Wc are indebted
to the " Union" a German paper publish-
ed at Galveston for the following statement
of the political condition of tho German
press in the free States annexed :
soon be admitted into the Union the peer
and pride of her elder sisters."
Accompanying the inaugural address are
two proclamations one disbaudiug the
militia that had been called into sen-ice by
tbe lato acting Governor as a sufficient
regular force to insure the execution of the
laws had been placed at his disposal and
commanding "all bodies of men combined
armed and equipped with munitions of war
without authority of tho Government in-
stantly to disband or quit the Territory as
they will answer tho ennrmrv nt tlioir
Tho other calls upon nil free male citizens
qualified to bear arms between tho ages of
eighteen and forty-five to enroll themselves
id accordance with tho act to organize tho
militia of tho Territory.
inquiry is-boing mado for
garden sseds; Nobody seems to havo Any
fall turnip seud ou 'band for' sale at any
Seventy-six Germans recently casually
met in a cigar store near Smoketown in
Weed Valley where it appeared that all
were for Fremont except eighty-nine and
those were Irish and Americans
Krnnctli Itayncr in favor of Fusion.
Kenneth llayner the leader and the
heart and soul of Know-Nothingism in
North Carolina in a letter proposes a un-
ion of all the factions in this country " pro-
slavery or anU-luvcry"iu other words
polioses a union oi southern I;.iow-nothings
with the black republican abolitionist" and
fanatics of the north to put down the Demo-
cratic party '. The following is the infamous
proposition in llayner s own words :
" And if I could be allowed to offer a word
of advice I would appeal to every national
conservative Union loving man from the
Bay of Chalcur to the California Gulf to
forget for the time all minor differences
and unite in one common struggle against
the common enemy (the democratic partv)
of all. WHETHER PRO-SLAVERY OR
ANTI-SLAVERY let them even now
for there is yet time make another effort
to secure unity and concert of action in
contending against a party which is deceiv-
ing both ; and whose game is to keep them
in perpetual conflicts that like the Fox in
the Fable they may carry off the spoils
when the combatants are exhausted.
" As an American I would advise it
FOR THE OCCASION. AMERICAN
ISM CAN NEVER FIGHT THE BAT-
TLEK UPON THE TRUTH OF ITS
PRINCIPLES as long as by tho tactics
of its enemies it is embarrassed by other
issues irrelevant in their nature. Ameri-
cans must bide their time. Our day will
yet come. .No matter what course duty
may auccest in the eorninrr nolitcal strug
gle uo matter what may bo the isauo of
mat struggle yet I hopo and beliovo tno
Jay is not far distant whem all true Ameri-
cans will bo united and we shall present
oue solid phalanx against tho myrmidoas of
toreignism Jloiuauisiu uisuniomanr--
tho contest will bo decided on those iuos
fi'i. ...mi who uYnilil mako such a propo
sition ilworves no respect nud yet Kenneth
FOR HUCITANAN. FOR I'REMONT
New York 6 10
New Jersey 2 1
Pennsylvania. ...21 12
Ohio 12 8
Michigan 1 1
Indiana 2 1
Illinois 6 4
Wisconsin 10' 3
Iowa 1 y
Total 63 43
There are ten Fremont papers published
in New York but all of them have not as
large a circulation as the New York Staats
Zeitung a Buchanan paper.
The Course ok True Love ire. The
York correspondent of the Albany Times
dashes up the following item; but whether
it should come under the head of facts or
fiction we cannot say :
"A little piece of scandal is afloat about
R D Esq. of the Tenth Avenue
who is wealthy infold and wealthy in a voun
and as report says a very lovely daughter
ohu nuu ureu receiving visits irom a joung
man a confidential clerk in an insurance
office but they were peremptorily forbidden
by the father. Love laughs at locksmiths
and often times at papas too so the youth
clandestinely continued hi3 visits. But
unfortunately he was discovered in the
house on Friday by Mr. D who forth-
with went at him la Brooks with a cane
The youth as he alleges endeavored forhia
ihainerata's sake to escape the blows and
the house but the indignaut sire followed
him up so closely fiercely and unpityingly
and in self-defence he was compelled to
show fight. Being sufficiently athletic he
pummelled his "sweet Ida's dad" most se-
verely spoilt the appearance of his face
unfitted his head for the hat he had worn
and compelled him now blood was up to
crave tbe mercy he had refused to give. It
was granted and our hero left the house.
What the finale of the matter has been or
will be we know not."
Kansas Meetino . By reference to an-
other column it will be seen that our Arkan-
sas country friends are taking the right steps
towards aiding the southerners in Kansas.
We see by our exchanges throughout the
State that our people are moving with zeal
in tne uiai.- . uvyv tuy wm prose-
cute the beginning they have made by rais-
ing funds and equipping emigrants for the
territory. Arkansas ought to send at least
500 oru. 1000 emigrants to Kausas and if
tho people the slave-holders will provide
tho moans necessary that number of able
and intelligent men can readily be found
to movo into Kansas.
The above is taken from the Little Rock
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